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Rosanna Kieru

My name is Rosanna Kieru.  My husband, Staff Sargent Vincent Kieru, and our two children lived on George Air Force Base from 1988 until it closed.  My husband was assigned to the 37th component repair squadron as a jet engine mechanic working on the Wild Weasels.  My husband used Tryke [TCE] on daily as a cleaner, had an asbestos exposure daily as it was [Read More…]

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Carol Zollett Borgeson

I was a F-105 Aircraft Mechanic from 1973 – 1977 and worked the flight line. I was always covered in fuel, oil, and hydraulic fluid. I can see that a lot of my health problems have a reason now. Thank you for making me aware.

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Ronald Mead

I was stationed at George from 73-74 and then 75-78.  I was with MMS as a weapons loader. Our shop was the last hanger next to the old weapons storage area on the east end of the runway.  When I arrived in 73, we stayed in the WW II barracks until they were torn down and new ones were built.  Worked on F-105 [Read More…]

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Robert

I lived there twice during the early 80’s and late 80’s and was one of the last families to moved during the closure in late 1991. I remember towards the end of the closure we would get busses off base to a different school in the city. I’ve been telling people the story of when I lived at George AFB and took a [Read More…]

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William L. Collins

I was stationed at George A.F.B. from 1973 to 1977. I was at the FMS Squadron. The last year I was transferred to the Wheel and Tire Shop. They brought in a large Trichlorethylene tank in order to clean wheel bearings that came off the wheels of the F-4. We would lower the bearings into this large. 5 x 4 x 7-foot long [Read More…]

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Deborah A. Lord

My father was stationed at George AFB from 1972 till we left in 1979.  We lived in Base Family Housing on Michigan Ave across from the flight line. I am a dependent, so I went to school on base, to the pool, exploring the wide-open range and pretty sure places where I should not have been! Played in the dirt. Dug holes, tried [Read More…]

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Stacy Moreland

My brother in 1981 something went wrong one minute everthing is okay whit how everthing went because of what they are hiding back then and how the death went down and the man that brought the body back strange he said all of stuff hiding

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Pamela McKay

My husband was stationed at GAFB from 1978-81. He died from complications of MS 10 years ago. He started showing symptoms in 1984..

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David Edge

I was at GAFB from 81 to 85. My wife grew up on George. We had four miscarriages. I had migraines. She is bipolar. I WILL be seeking the advice of an attorney.

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Kelly (Nabors) Beck

My father, Victor Nabors, was stationed at George AFB in the early 80’s.  We lived in the George AFB Family Housing for approximately 3 years on Alabama Court. I attended the elementary school on base.  While we were stationed there, I become violently ill every year was hospitalized several times with pneumonia.  I was diagnosed with asthma while there and placed on numerous [Read More…]